DFK Crosbie Blog

Friday 9th September 2016
Category: Human Resources
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Recent HR media has featured a lot of discussion around the "dropping of annual reviews" dropping ratings and increasing feedback. Often,  these articles are featuring big companies such as GE, Accenture, PWC and Adobe, companies with such size and scale, it becomes difficult to see the application of their strategies to a smaller

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Monday 18th July 2016
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By  Stephanie Oakley

At Crosbie Wealth Management, T. Rowe Price Dynamic Global Bond Fund forms part of our international fixed interest strategy selection. This month we met with Joran Laird, Hong Kong based fixed income specialist and portfolio manager of this fund.

We discussed the traditional roles of bond allocation in portfolio management. Call us old

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Wednesday 13th July 2016
Category: Tax
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By  Stephanie Oakley

It is generally accepted that travelling overseas broadens the mind and what better way could there be to fund your trip of a lifetime than seeking employment overseas?

Simple, right? Not so fast!

It is always worth spending some time understanding how that tax regime of your country of destination works, as well as considering

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Friday 8th July 2016
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Your employees are the front line when it comes to upholding or enhancing your business reputation so it makes sense that the more connected your employees feel to the business the more proactively they will represent it.

Harvard University link employee satisfaction to customer loyalty in the service profit chain, and more

Monday 4th July 2016
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Are your Board meetings productive and effective or are they frustrating, long and drawn out with no resolutions or action plans? Here are a few tips to get the most out of your board meeting: -

  • Have an agenda and circulate material relevant to the agenda a week in advance
     
  • Set a finish time for the meeting.
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Wednesday 8th June 2016
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Managing your receipts can be a tough task.  Trying to keep track of all those important business expenses and receipts can be a nightmare: pockets overflow, wallets become crammed with them and inevitably, many are lost.   If you are claiming back expenses and/or the GST then this can be a significant cost and frustration.

Over

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Monday 30th May 2016
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Many employers miss the real opportunity of Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) time. Most taxpayers see it as complicated, a burden and an additional cost which takes away attention from driving business initiatives.

Employees are a valuable resource of any organisation, and the success of an organisation is the ability of those employees

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Monday 9th May 2016
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Suppose you wanted to know what you customers and employees think about your business all of the time. Certainly more often than an annual survey allows, and without requiring customers to make a transaction or a support call to trigger your request for their input.

How could you invite this insight without being obtrusive or over demanding,

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Monday 9th May 2016
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By  Stephanie Oakley

From their earliest days, research efforts now known as behavioral economics spawned a large quantity of studies centered on investment. Not because they were interested in stocks, rather the hive of activity in investment markets provides a robust data sets for analysing “judgment under uncertainty”. Every day, global markets

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Friday 22nd April 2016
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By  Stephanie Oakley

As more and more of our clients are using iPhones, iPads and other iOS devices we want to blog about closing Apps in iOS. 

Your smartphone or iPad is a hardworking tool capable of literally almost anything, including of course running our latest free app – you can get that here.

Telephone

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